Gender Inequality

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A Sudanese woman walks during sunrise on the first day of elections in Khartoum April 11, 2010. Sudan holds historic multi-party elections on Sunday that have been marred already by fraud allegations and will test the fragile unity of a nation divided by decades of civil conflict. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin (SUDAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY) - GM1E64B12HD01

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Albert N. Kimbu
Senior Lecturer in Hospitality & Tourism, University of Surrey
Ewoenam A. Afenyo-Agbe
Lecturer, Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Cape Coast
Issahaku Adam
Senior Lecturer, Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Cape Coast
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